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rnment. >> the cia admitted it. >> "freeway - crack in the system". premieres sunday march 1st, 10:00 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> announcer: this is al jazeera. from al jazeera's hours in doha this is the 60 minutes news. coming up, turkey consideries out a military operation -- carries out a military operation inside syria. protest continue on the coup in yemen. abd-rabbu mansour hadi calls all decisions illegitimate. also ahead - a year from the
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overthrow of viktor yanukovych. plus... >> i'm phil lavelle from the oscars in hollywood. we have not long to wait to see who won what. the question asked is what are the awards really for? we begin in turkey where the government has announced a military operation on syrian soil. they have moved into syria to remove an ottoman tomb it was given to turkey in 1921. there's an area in syria for relics from the tomb. the syrian government was not informed about the operation. >> translation: the decision was taken in ankara. it was a parliamentary motion.
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we have not sought permission from anyone for this mission. >> let's go to bernard smith. tell us how all this happened? >> this happened overnight, saturday into sunday. it was involved with turkey going a few kilometres into the syrian streets to the shrine. it's a football pitch. it's on the turkey side syria has kept control of the area since the borders of modern syria were drawn in 19 it 1. tuckey says in the last few months particularly the last few weeks, anything in that area between i.s.i.l. and the kurds, it's a more dangerous area. they decided that now it needed to evacuate the 40 troops that had been currently stationed,
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and been there for about eight months. turkey decided now is time to evacuate. a lot will be wondering why, and what's the potential blow back for this. >> well i mean turkey militarily has no interest at all in getting involved in syria. it made that fairly clear in the fight against i.s.i.l. it is about to engage in training syrian army fighters to take on i.s.i.l. it agreed with the u.s. to do the training and that will take part on turkish borders, so turkey would need to avoid any targets. the shrine could have been a
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target. i.s.i.l. said they might destroy it. they want to destroy shrines. it may be a risk against turkish troops. to avoid the risk now is a good time to pull them out as they begin training fighters to take on i.s.i.l. >> bernard smith, live from istanbul now, in iraq u.s.-led coalition air strikes reportedly killed 60 i.s.i.l. fighters east of mosul. i.s.i.l. controlled the area since july last year when it made gains across the area. kurdish forces backed by air strikes are planning an offensive to reach mosul, which is the second-largest city to yemen. the political situation is more complicated by the day. abd-rabbu mansour hadi who fled was held for weeks. houthi rebels say he is the
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president. he is in the port si of aden. home to a ses sessionist movement. in a statement he said all matters and decisions made by hewittius from december 21st are void. he said the previous agreements like the gulf initiative and others are not in place. houthi supporters are rejecting abd-rabbu mansour hadi's claims. >> translation: we are now talking about a president that is not the president. this is a threat to us and the southern ses sessionist movement. i don't understand what he is trying to accomplish by fleeing to the south and asking for help. >> many believed abd-rabbu mansour hadi's claim to power is legitimate demanding an end to
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the coup by the houthis. and demand abd-rabbu mansour hadi be allowed to return to power. for marks we go to a political activist and cofounder of one of the parties aligned with president abd-rabbu mansour hadi. he joins us live from sanaa. thank you for being with us. we have heard abd-rabbu mansour hadi give a decision on what needs to be done and what he is demanding of the houthis. what control does he really have at the moment, given that he is many miles away and rebels are in control of key areas in sanaa? >> thank you. here is one thing. i just wanted to comment on one thing that you said earlier, about not being legitimate. the department never accepted it. they never accepted the president. that's one thing. the other thing is abd-rabbu
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mansour hadi basically turned the table against the houthis, he is leading the country from the south, not leading - leading from the south. houthis - the government is in control. they have called for the people and the other thing is it will be curious and interesting to watch which political parties join abd-rabbu mansour hadi. the political parties that have been in good faith, made their peace with the houthis, but in a statement abd-rabbu mansour hadi voided all peace and u.n. sponsored dialogues since december 21st. it will be very interesting in the coming few days will they support hip. which entities from the international communities will support the call. that is crucial in identifying those roadmaps ahead. >> the fact remains that houthis, from all of the
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reports, remain in control of parts of the capital, sanaa. so where does abd-rabbu mansour hadi and his supporters go from here and do you want to see more coming from the region that they seek. >> exactly. here is the thing. what are the reactions to the statement? is it in control of the capital, yes, true. the houthis control the capital, do control most of the north, but they do not control cities and key governments like abd-rabbu mansour hadi's. yemen is not just sanaa, it has still areas like aden and others. >> are you concerned that all of this could create a vacuum.
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>> that is definitely the case unfortunately. now that the battle lines have been drawn, you see the governors, heading over in april. you see a lot of fighting going on. and with the rebels there supporting al qaeda sh or whoever picks up the arms there'll definitely be concerns. >> good to get your views on this more to come here on the al jazeera news. and including a lab in a suitcase used in senegal to spread ebola indonesia's death penalty under scrutiny. a brazilian man facing a firing squad, but there are questions about his momental state looking back - sri lanka and
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the contribute world cup. jo has the details on that later in sport. so one year ago, three months protests in ukraine's capital culminated in blood between anti-government demonstrators and riot police it let to the overthrow of viktor yanukovych. those event are being celebrated. we go to jonah hull who is there now. what is happening? >> this is day three of event, as you say, marking the anniversary of the street protests centered on the maidan independence in kiev that resulted in the fall of the viktor yanukovych government. among many people they led to hopes of a new country, freer,
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and more democratic. the events have been sombre. you don't hear much about what was achieved a year ago. rather a sense of what was lost what has occurred since in a capital essentially on a war footing. >> reporter: a year after street demonstrations signs of how far this country is from living that victory. the government has put on a display, including military hardware in the east that it says provides memories in the fighting there. there are moves showing what is described in the region. and the confessions of what is said to be russians having an effect. ukraine should respond with
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force. yes, of course miliarial for a rush. soldiers - in a corner of old kiev there's a center for those who with the fighting in the east were registered daily. there are donations. they'll see them given food and shelter. >> i really hope but unfortunately my hope is with every passing month, it is melting. it's worse and worse. i'm afraid if we go home there'll only be ruins. >> ukraine has other problems - an economy on the verge of collapse and corruption that the recent former economy minister told me keeps foreign investors away. >> ukraine has two fronts, one
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in the east where they fight the external aggressor. at the same time we have an internal front, a fight against corruption. and organs as a country from the fights. both are important, and if - and result in a victory on both fronts. no success in ukraine. >> so little choice but to fight. if the counter ceasefire fails, the government will have to prepare people for a long battle and hence the offensive aimed at the ukranian people engulfing them for war. the enemy now is not politicians or even separatist fighters. the government wants the people to know that the enemy is russia. >> and i understand president petro porashenko will go to
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maidan, or independence square. do we expect a strong presence in support of ukraine? >> we hear that there will be senior officials from europe but mostly low-level and diplomatic delegations joining on that city bloc, a bloc at the maidan, and that could be disappointment for the government. because on friday night petro porashenko is here in the square and gave a rowing speech. on sunday he said that there has been prime ministers of europe showing this across europe the european union was wide open. and the problem is he can't guarantee either of those things amid the shaky ceasefire, ukraine is looking like the winter party, and it's a conflict that could become what is called a frozen conflict
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something designed specifically to keep ukraine from any meaningful alliances the west or europe. and that may be why big names are keeping their distance on this occasion. >> jonah hull live in the ukrainian capital. ukranian forces and pro-russian separatists agreed to pull back heavy weapons from the front line starting sunday. both have a period to withdraw and it is part of a wider ceasefire last week. those suffering at the heart of the violence in eastern town of baltsava say promises have been broken. there are reports on the psychological scars that the civilians are enduring much. >> the seconds on the edge are scattered. there are burnt-out military and blackened evidence of intense
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close quarters. it's been a while since the ukranian troops fled. civilians are bewildered. this woman is one of hundreds left homeless because of fighting. >> it's so hard to maintain the house and make it comfortable so i could leave an inheritance to my grand-daughter. now it's irreparable, there's no ceilings for roof. the walls onward remain. >> reporter: it's so horrible. she has to sleep in a cellar in a nearby grocery store. >> translation: 15 people are living there because their houses are destroyed. >> are they receiving help? humanitarian help? >> nothing. no humanitarian aid.
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the emotions swing. all are desperate. the man in the middle of the crowd is not distributing humanitarian aid but is appealing for calm. there's a crisis. it appears the donetsk people's republic is not addressing it. they do say help is on the way. >> translation: we'll accept help from whatever can provide it. eight planes landed during the night in donetsk. 10 trucks with 110 tonnes of food stuff. >> reporter: a fact-finding group from the n.g.o. doctors without borders, arrived. they have not set up a medical facility. residents who fled to the cellars to escape the shelling have nowhere to go back home
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too. last year he was hoping for it to finish. he has no hope at all. >> translation: there is a war going on. many innocent people have been killed. many children died. it's gobble see all that. only those who experience these things can know. there is nothing more terrifying in the whole, than this war, and people need to find a way. >> reporter: an effective ceasefire in east ukraine would bet the first step to restorm a small degree of normality. conflict caused mental and psychological pain which is just as deep hundreds of anti-government
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protesters rally in egypt. protests against the government and in alexandria demanding the release of prisoners to the banned muslim brotherhood at least two people have been killed in bangladesh. a ferry hit a cargo vessel on the river. 40km north-west of the capital. around 45 people have been rescued so far. it's thought around 100 passengers were on board. nigerian forces retook the nearby borders. the border with chat niger and cameroon. the satellite pictures show a town of 3,000 homes, schools and
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a clinic. what you see is lush vegetation. and satellite pictures show the vegetation is badly damaged and the whole area has been flattened. >> the french foreign minister is visited cameroon's president in a show of support for the fight against boko haram. it is a planned offensive. boko haram carved out territory in nigeria, and has been carrying out more cross border raids. >> the number of ebola cases in west africa is decline. the outbreak is not over yet. detecting new cases helps to come up with the following diagnostics. we have this report. >> reporter: ebola - time plays a role. the longer is takes, it can
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spread. between 12-24 hours it takes to find out if someone is infected with the virus. >> translation: there is no vaccine or treatment against ebola. detecting the virus and isolating the patient is key to controlling the epidemic. >> reporter: long before the outbreak an egyptian doctor joined forces to join to get solar power diagnostic units. it's essentially a suitcase that can be deployed anywhere. >> with the mobile care it has direct immunity. exposure to the virus and medical facilities. that is where the virus propagates. >> reporter: it kit can deten 30 pathogens and was made to help
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in an epidemic in the middle east the m.e.r.s. virus. it was to test the infections. it's now used in guinea to tackle ebola, where the virus killed 2,000. testing is dangerous, involving manipulating blood and saliva. there are dangers across west africa. they are analysed. >> there are only a handful of labs like this in africa. this is the closest to the outbreak. the best chaps to study the virus, to find better ways to diagnose and fight ebola. >> reporter: on friday the world health organisation approved the use of another diagnostic kit. scientists here want the kids to be approved too. it is more accurate because it detects the genetic make-up
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virus. the outbreak has slowed down it is still not under control. there has been a lot of finding of vaccines less on ways to protect the virus. the team believes that early detection can save lives. and the latest global weather with rob. reports of rain in abu dhabi, not far from where we are. >> not far, indeed. it is a good story in this land. picking up from yesterday - there was a cold front that we could draw south of doha. and stood here. you'd expect from that a change this temperature. you would be right. since that time there has been a movement. the front is at a particular height. on the ground in abu dhabi, almost alone it came off air and down 10 degrees. 22 today. that's as warm as it will get.
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saudi arabia is under sand abu dhabi is involved in that. not the thunder i was expecting or hoping for. it's possible. that's about it now. right way down to the south coast. temperature wise muscat is down to 23 30 degrees. they'll hang around that for today. the head of it all is a bit further away from us. talking about the higher ground as we approach afghanistan. there are clouds and it will rain and, indeed snow. it is height dependent. rain at the moment and a bit of snow for zagros mountains, there could be huge amounts of snow
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up to 2 meters. >> thank you. an indian transformation. in the last eight years. fully paved roads, water, wi-fi, due to a local engineer and the developments can be replicated in other parts of the country, we go to the village to find out more. >> reporter: at first glance it looks like any other village in india. but that changes. if you look and listen closely. this is an engineer responsible for the high-tech amenities, including 24 security cameras and free public wi-fi. growing up in the village, chohan remembers wading through mud to get to school. today it is different.
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>> translation: high tech communities, kits and security. >> reporter: the changes are focused on helping people. free public wi-fi is popular with the villages those that can get work with a few taps of the screen. it is a real difference. i don't have to go all the way to the city to fill out forms. i can do ta here. >> reporter: the water purification plant was put in selling 20 litres of water for $0.06. and a public address system informing people of local news and public announcements. aside from high tech investments like wi-fi and cameras, it is the funding and foresight to use
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it separating this village from others in the country. that contrasts with where the roads are crumbling, there's little sanitation. this is a subject that officials say others in the area are learning from this example. he grid its the villagers for rethinking it. >> translation: the village is helping others to learn about the public programs. the guys are young, willing to take advice. no wonder they progressed. >> they continue to improve looking at the village. demanding the journey of one village that blends the traditional with the modern next on the newshour more ahead. fears of a growing crackdown.
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turkey has sent hundreds of soldiers into syria to relocate an otto mon tomb under threat from i.s.i.l.
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yemen's president abd-rabbu mansour hadi who fled the capital says he is still the president. he made the declaration from the port city of aden home to the southern successional movements foreign dignitaries are gathered in kiev since the ousting of president viktor yanukovych. the service will be held in independence square at the site of pro and anti-government demonstrations. president petro porashenko is expected to attend more on the top story. we take a look at the significance of the turkish group in syria. it belongs to the grandfather of the otto man empire. turkey has increased presence during the civil war. i.s.i.l. warned that it would destroy the tomb as part of a campaign to destroy shrines.
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the turkey parliament on actions against i.s.i.l. are heading there. turkish military analyst joins us to talk about this. let me ask you - do you think this is a one off, or is i.s.i.l. trying to drag foreigners into the conflict here. >> it is a wider area in syria and protecting the soldiers and relocating. it has apparently been - there's a risk that turkey may be dragged into the syrian conflict
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directly. the turkish-syrian relations - they are problematic. it was a private operation from the aspect that turkey at least thwarted a danger that it may be forced to go into syria in a hasty manner now. it has been planned. >> do you think, though that there is till the need for this to inflame the situation into syria further as a result of this option. >> it will depend on the government
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government government, on turkish forces entering the area, the anti-i.s.i.s. coalition, confirmation or approval of the syrian in kobane using this rule to go to the town. turkey and syria, despite many matters that take place, if they went to get engaged in a direct conflict in the first one like syria and turkish air force. they are restrained. we have witnessed a restrained approach from the turkish government and military. to some to some proactive actions coming from syria.
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it's a serious provocation. as far as we know turkey consulate in istanbul was informed about the operation. >> good to get your thoughts on this. thank you very much for your time. now to libya, where the trial of muammar gaddafi's sons and 33 ex-officials resumed. it includes the late leader's former spy chief, and others. let's get more from hoda abdel-hamid, who is following developments from tunisia's south-east. tell us about who was in court. >> there is also the foreign minister muammar gaddafi. he was also a key figure in the intelligence. who is missing are the two sonses of muammar gaddafi, who
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are part of that trial. and the brigades in zintan. in the past there was a feeling center zintan in the hearings, this time for security to happen relations between the brigades, dawn forces in friendship are at a low at the moment. zintan has a role to make sure it is not marginalized in the new libya. sadly, we know why they are there today. the charges - there's a long list of charges, going from the international community from the
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prime minister and foreign minister and there's killing civilians - mean the protesters - during the revolution, back in 2011. using rape as a tool of war. a long list of charges that these men are facing. i don't think there'll be a verdict today. this is just another matter that we are getting closer to understanding. >> will this have impact on the fighting in libya that is going on right now? >> well transitional justice and accountability has been a key demand of all the youth, all the different militias. they kept on saying when the uprising was over and muammar gaddafi was caught they kept on saying we are not going to give back the weapons until we see all the former officials of the regime the ones that made sure
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the regime worked survived, and survived so long through the uprising, are held accountable. it is a key demand. i would thing that the verdict would satisfy a lot of people inside libya, especially you know the families of the victims holding protests each time there is a hearing. it is an issue, it's been an issue for the past four years. certainly it will bring maybe the sense that transitional justice at least is back on track in the country, something that a lot of people have complained about hoda abdel-hamid, live there in djerba. thank you for that a human rights group in indonesia want the government to stop the execution of 10 domestic and foreign prisoners, includingeing two australians. there are 130 people on death row. some are earns, and foreigners
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from 20 countries, from crimes of drug trafficking are the main offense for which they are executed. indonesia says it executed 12 people in the last 10 years. we met the family of a brazilian facing the death penalty for drugs offenses. >> reporter: it's the prison island. it's located in central java and is where the government executes prisoners and is off limits to journalists. last month six were executed. 10 are due to be shot. one of them is from brazil a man arrested in 2004 with 19 kilograms of heroin hidden and sentenced to death. he is ill. his condition was never part of his defense, because he lacked proper representation in court.
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>> i'm here because i know that indonesia doesn't agree with him being sick. that is what i don't understand. if they don't know he is sick, okay. but he is sick. i can see this officially. >> human rights groups enforcing a marsh punishment like the death penalty. they urge the government to cancel executions and vet the case: >> translation: most of the prisoners sentenced to death are foreigners, they do not have proper lawyers or have translators. often they don't speak the language.
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it's impossible for them to understand our legal system. >> reporter: there was a promise to look into the case. >> translation: he received a request to postpone the execution. we want to say that it was medically proven that he is mentally ill. that he is making it up. >> reporter: international pressure is growing. it is ongoing. indonesia insists that there's repercussions by australia or other countries will not stop them. two australian me are happy to have more time to spend to their families. the transfer to the island has been postponed. the australian government is trying to keep them alive. but have upset the indonesian government. >> i would not speculate what australia will do. but what i know is this - threats are not automatic
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language and from what i know one responds well. >> reporter: the family of this man hope that a last-minute appeal will have him in hospital, instead of being executed more than 1,000 muslims formed a human chain in norwest capital oslo. it was a symbolic gesture of attack in neighbouring denmark last week. a group of the young organised the event. jewish community leaders were also present. >> i'm here to show everyone that we are getting along, it's what it is all about
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australia prime minister tony abbott says it will review immigration following recommendations made after the sydney cafe snart last year. bail and gun laws and no specific government organization or person is to blame for the incident. three were killed in the standoff. the gunman was an iranian-born australian citizen who sought asylum in australia. in venezuela lawyers representing the mayor of caracas say they'll appeal against charges of plotting a coup. prosecutors say antonio was planning violent acts but where is the evidence. they say it's a growing crackdown on anyone that opposes president nicolas maduro. >> reporter: arrested by police
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this man has been indespited for conspiracy and was transferred to a military prison the same place another has been held. it ran to the it is and the conspiracy included an assassination attempt. they co-signed plans for the government to replacement >> translation: i will never give the enemy. i will fight against the traitors and the oligarchy. venezuela were forced to queue outside the grocery stores, the government is blaming the opposition and the u.s. for destabilizing the country. >> what am i saying. they are the ones imposing the rationing and restrictions strangling our people. we must close ranks. >> this is a continued effort
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ongoing, because i feel we talked about these incidents once a week at least. the venezuela government to distract attention from the country's economic and political problems and focus and try to distract and make the false accusations. nicolas maduro's public approval rating has found to 20%. he needs to prove right-wing plotters and conspiracy. santos issued a denial. the foreign minister called for the opposition to be respected and for due process. and outgoing official say venezuela officials must stop the event leading to a spiralling of what is happening in their country
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next we'll tell you if rafael nadal has continued his dominance on clay in rio countdown to the oscars. why some of hollywood's biggest movies at the hollywood big night.
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now for the sport with jo. >> beginning with sri lanka. afghanistan posted 232 in their
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innings. jayawardene faced a determined bowling attack breaking a bat. sri lanka were reduced to 51-4. jaya wardener made a century. they reached their tart with 10 goals. i enjoyed that hundred. as if it was a final 100. it was a tough situation. i had to really mentally had to be strong out there today. very pleased with the effort. the celebration is because i just wanted to make sure i finished the game off. >> well there's a clash of two big cricking nations now in melbourne. india taking on south africa. a century was scored as india posted 307/7. the indian bowlers have been impressive as south africa
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struggled to reach their that right. they are 169/9 after 30 overs. >> sri lanka narrowly beat afghanistan, but a team is making waves in sydney. a group of asylum seekers who formed a cricket team deciding whether or not they can stay in australia. they found out that the performances had a positive impact on and off the pitch. >> reporter: it's a scene you'll find in cricket grounds around australia. it can vary from the sublime to the slightly ridiculous. for one team it's a game meaning more than taking the odd wicket. meet ocean 12 a team of sri lankan asylum seekers playing cricket. the name ocean 12 comes from the fact that they crossed to australia in 2012. they were from a detention center, all around the country,
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and found themselves here in sydney impossible to work. it was an application process, so playing the game of cricket formed a valuable outlet. >> happy. i feel better. communication. >> reporter: what is it like meeting the local players and teams? >> they are very friendly. >> self worth, mental health. it gives them reasons tore getting up in the morning. they are part of the team. an integral part of the team and competition. and they are mixing with other players from all walks of life. and this has been a good part in
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their development into the australian way of life not only are they integrating but they beat the australians. the latest victims the western sydney side, the mud crabs. >> i was surprised when the first ball came at a pretty pace. they were good and they smashed them. they are good blokes as well. >> this matchnded in another victory for ocean 12 but the challenge will not be on the cricket pitch, but the immigration authorities who will decide whether the young me can stay in australia well it's been a rough start to 2015 for world number 3, rafael nadal, who has been plagued by injury. he suffered one of his worst performances at the australian open reaching a final in the last three tournament itchments. as sarah coates reports, it got
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worse. >> reporter: it is clay dominating red courts around the world for well over a decade. rafael nadal's 12 year semifinal winning streak came to an end in rio. with the defending champion bundled out by fognini on saturday. the spaniard started well but faded after the first set. serving to stay in the match at 5-6 in the third, a worn-out rafael nadal pushed to the limit. foggnini came to the net to scoop up a ball sending it across court to win the match and set up a final with david ferrer. >> i fear my time is close, closer than a month ago. i am playing with the right
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stewed. my feeling is i am able to do that way again. >> reporter: straight to rebound from his loss starting in buenos aires next week. he could have a lot of work to do. we go back to the past. winning a french open title. that's three months away. >> now, bundislega leader bayern munich notched up the win. twice, 6-0 victory. frank and mitchell also got on the score sheet. bayern scored 14 goals. the last two topped with 55
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points: a winning streak ended in la liga after losing at home. the visitors scored. despite barcelona dominating possession, they couldn't score. ending 1-0. scoring a chance to leapfrog "real money" who leaped by a single point. >> that is one of the maps on sunday. real sociedad kicking off in a few minutes time. in england, tottenham play the second of six games. they face west ham, who won one of the last eight premier league matches. southampton ready for kick-off. the first algerians to win the african super cup. these are the scenes in algeria,
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where the super cup - the winners of africa's two major club conference it's one of the highlights - daytona 500. the race gets under way with a domestic violence matter overcoming it. kurt busch will not take place after losing two appeals in relation to beating his ex-girlfriend. his acts from deemed detrimental to stock car racing. he may still face a court case over the incident. he has not been charged and is denying allegations. for the sport, for the latest aljazeera.com slash sport - videos and blogs from correspondents around the world.
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that's all the sport for now before we go hollywood is gearing up tonight in its awards calendar, the oscars. the best picture is the dark comedy hilary bird and "boyhood." what about the money making blockbusters - they are not on the list and we look at why. >> reporter: the red carpet is ready - not that one, this one. they are all over town as hollywood prepares and fans go crazy for the oscars. parties everywhere. >> to eddie redmayne. >> film is fuel for this place. they are thinking about the evening approach. there is a lot ahead. >> the oscar goes to.... >> one of these, loads of choices. for years top-grossing films - say, for example, "transformers" tacking a billion dollars last year and the latest hobbit film hundreds
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of million, and "guardians of the galaxy" were up here. none in the categories. if the films the academy likes are, who are the awards the oscars really represent. >> i think historically you know the first "star wars" was nominated for best picture. the academy is not against it but it hasn't had equal presentation. but they cap give a platform to the smaller films. the more that get a bump more see it. >> reporter: nancy shriver is a cinematographer by day, a member of the academy by night. they pick the winners, few reveal their identity. here is her take on the issue. >> we need the oscars to be
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highlighting the smaller films and i think that is probably why most of them are nominated, and the blockbusters have a big machine behind him. >> for those that don't get a nomination, you can look at the makers of the hit lego movie. >> we were too honest at the academy. they couldn't take the message. >> reporter: this ceremony is watched worldwide and is influential. and is doing something wright even if the makers that do not get a look in think otherwise. this is where we part ways. joining the united states on aljazeera.com. latest news where you are. everywhere else world news around the corner. don't go away.
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turkey carries out a military operation inside syria to remove ancient relics. this is al jazeera, live from our headquarters in doha. also on the programme - yemen's abd-rabbu mansour hadi insists he is still president. houthis refute that claim pro-russian separatists and ukrainians agree to pull back heavy weapons from the front line as

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